Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

09 Mar 2013

 Seminar on
How China Impacts Contemporary India-Japan Relations 

Date: March 9, 2013 (Chennai)
Organized by : Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations in collaboration with center for Asia Studies and Chennai Centre for China Studies

Programme

10:00 am Inaugural Session

  • Opening Remarks by R. S. Vasan, Head, Strategy and Security Studies, Center for Asia Studies, Chennai
  • Inaugural Remarks by H. K. Singh, Chair Professor, ICRIER-Wadhwani Chair in India-US Policy Studies
10:30 am Coffee Break
10:45 am Session 1: Indo-Japanese Perspectives on China as a Security Challenge

ChairR. S. Vasan, Head, Strategy and Security Studies, Center for Asia Studies, Chennai

Speakers

  • Yoichiro Sato, Director, International Strategic Studies, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan
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  • Madhu Bhalla, Professor, Dept. of East Asian Studies, Delhi University
  • D. S. Rajan, Director, Chennai Centre for China Studies
12:00 pm Session 2: The China Factor in Deepening India-Japan Economic Relations

ChairH. K. Singh, Chair Professor, ICRIER-Wadhwani Chair in India-US Policy Studies

Speakers

  • Toshiro Nishizawa, Head of Country Credit Department, JBIC, Japan
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  • N. Krishnaswami, President, Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Sanjana Joshi, Senior Consultant, ICRIER and Isha Dayal, Research Assistant, ICRIER
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01:15 pm Lunch
02:00 pm Session 3: Impact of India-Japan Partnership for Regional Security and Prosperity

ChairD. S. Rajan, Director, Chennai Centre for China Studies

Speakers

  • R. S. Vasan, Head, Strategy and Security Studies, Center for Asia Studies, Chennai
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  • Ram Upendra Das, Senior Fellow, RIS, New Delhi
  • Sanjana Joshi, Senior Consultant, ICRIER
03:15 pm Coffee Break
03:30 pm Panel Discussion: Future Outlook for India-Japan Relations

ChairV. Suryanarayan, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Asia Studies, Chennai

Panelists:

  • Yoichiro Sato, Director, International Strategic Studies, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan
  • Toshiro Nishizawa, Head of Country Credit Department, JBIC, Japan
  • N. Krishnaswami, President, Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Ram Upendra Das, Senior Fellow, RIS, New Delhi
  • S. Shekhar, Regional Director, National Maritime Foundation (Chennai Chapter)
04:30 pm Vote of Thanks

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